News, useful tips, and fun information from the adult librarians

What's My Passion?

It is important to "dream big" but what if you don't know what your dream is? How do you find what you're passionate about? These books will help you with those questions. Read more

Looking for a New Romance to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Can't Hurry Love by Molly O'Keefe - the sequel to Can't Buy Me Love - fans of Toni Blake and Jill Shalvis may enjoy this series.
Bared to You by Sylvia Day - first in the new Crossfire series - for Fifty Shades of Grey fans or if you're still waiting to read the series by E. L. James.
Persuasion by Brenda Joyce - after Seduction in The SpyMasters Men series. 


For Boat Owners

If you have a boat, we hope it runs smoothly and stays in good working order for you, but if not, did you know the library has a large collection of boat motor repair manuals?  And personal watercraft repair manuals, too?  We are here to serve you in a "lakeland paradise", after all!




Get Creative!

How do people come up with amazing, inventive ideas? Can you learn to be more creative?  See if these books will help you "dream big"!  creative idea

Aha! : 10 ways to free your creative spirit and find your great ideas by Jordan Ayan ; Rick Benzel, editor. , c1997.
Call Number  153.35 A    

The creating brain : the neuroscience of genius by Nancy C. Andreasen.   c2005.
Call Number    612.8 ANDR          

Creativity : flow and the psychology of discovery and invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.    , c1996.  
Call Number     153.35 C        Read more

Looking for a New Thriller to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

The Empty Glass

  • The TrustThe Empty Glass by J. I. Baker - "J. I. Baker has spun a gripping, pulse-pounding conspiracy around an American tragedy." - Andrew Gross
    The Trust by Norb Vonnegut - "If anybody can turn international finance into a riveting thriller, it's Norb Vonnegut." - Jeffery Deaver  



Looking for a New Military Thriller to read? Place holds now on this New Title!

The Renegades by Tom Young - a military thriller set in Afghanistan.
"Fans of Clancy and Coonts need to add Young to their must-read lists." - Booklist


Your Guide to the League of Women Voters Online Voter Guide

The League of Women Voters Oakland Area has a Voter Guides web page which covers all the various races and proposals of all Oakland County for the August 7, 2012 election.  They do not publish a paper guide for the August election, so to read their information you'll need to view it online.

Here are the parts of that voter guide which pertain to you as a Waterford resident:

U.S. Senator  - Statewide

U.S. Representative - Waterford is now entirely in the new 11th Congressional District

State Representative - Waterford is District 43

Oakland County Officers - Countywide (see the links to the six positions on the LOWV voter guides page in the Oakland County Officers section). Read more

Have you joined the Adult Summer Reading Program?

Join the Adult Summer Reading Program today by simply filling out an entry form for each book you read this summer!
After you complete 5 entry forms you'll be invited to the Library Luau August 16th.

Follow Your Dream

Have you ever dreamed of selling everything and going off on a grand adventure? Or thought how exciting it would be to take off and explore the country? Here are some stories to enjoy of real people who took a chance and decided to follow their dream. Read more